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[movies]Social Class in America - Knickerbocker Productions
Shows the differences in the life experience of three male babies from three different social classes. One young man succeeds his father as president of the family manufacturing company. Another, a middle-class white-collar worker at the same company, leaves the town of his birth and moves to New York City where he becomes a respected advertising art director, thus rising in social status. A third, born into the working class, trains as a mechanic and holds an influential job at a service statio...
Keywords: Sociology; Class; 1950s
Downloads: 25,126 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]American Harvest (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy, it even more strikingly shows the effects of the automobile upon our landscape. Bombastic narration is accompanied by excellent images of automobile manufacturing, the extraction and processing of raw materials from the earth, and mid-1950s consumerism...
Keywords: Manufacturing; Automobiles: Economic effects; Sustainability: 1950s
Downloads: 14,752 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Best Made Plans, The - Dallas Jones Productions
Loving tribute to Saran plastic wrap as an indispensable household accessory.
Keywords: Materials: Plastics; Suburbia; Families: 1950s
Downloads: 11,993 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]122 Eyes - Hardcastle Films
Hard times in 1950s St. Louis and the social services that aimed to alleviate them.
Keywords: Social issues: 1950s; Social services
Downloads: 2,047,358 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Day of Thanksgiving, A - Centron Corporation
An American family unable to afford a Thanksgiving turkey reviews the things for which they feel thankful. This patriotic film is unusual in that it does not link freedom and happiness with the pursuit of wealth. Produced with nonprofessional actors in Lawrence, Kansas. Written by Margaret Carlile (Trudy) Travis.
Keywords: Patriotism; Holidays: Thanksgiving; Families: 1950s
Downloads: 150,914 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]American Harvest (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy, it even more strikingly shows the effects of the automobile upon our landscape. Bombastic narration is accompanied by excellent images of automobile manufacturing, the extraction and processing of raw materials from the earth, and mid-1950s consumerism...
Keywords: Manufacturing; Automobiles: Economic effects; Sustainability: 1950s
Downloads: 16,687 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Home Movie: 98915: St. Paul Winter Carnival, 1950-1953 and 1960
To come.
Keywords: prelinger; home movies; St. Paul; Minnesota; Winter Carnival; 1950s
Downloads: 3,747
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